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Metropolitan Council meets for its Regular Spring 2023 Session
17 Mar 2023 at 8:32pm
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The Regular 2023 Spring Session of the Metropolitan Council of the Orthodox Church in America took place on Tuesday and Thursday, March 14 and 16. While these meetings were conducted by video conference, the Metropolitan Council looks forward to m...

Fr. Maximos Constas Announced as Guest Speaker at Fall 2023 Synaxis National ...
15 Mar 2023 at 7:48am

The OCA Office of Pastoral Life (OPL) today announced V. Rev. Archimandrite Maximos Constas, PhD, as speaker for the upcoming Synaxis: National Clergy Retreat for Active and Retired Priests from October 17-20, 2023, at the University of Saint Mary...

Office of Pastoral Life to Hold March Synaxis Clergy Online Event
14 Mar 2023 at 1:51pm

The Office of Pastoral Life is pleased to announce our spring Pastoral Life Synaxis online conference for the clergy of the Orthodox Church in America on Tuesday, March 21st from 2:00-4:00 PM EST. Father Vladimir Aleandro from the Diocese of New E...

His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon Spends First Week of Lent at St. Tikhon’s M...
8 Mar 2023 at 7:40am
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From Sunday, February 27 to Friday, March 3, 2023 His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon spent the first week of Great Lent at Saint Tikhon’s Monastery. During His Beatitude’s stay, he spent time with the monastic brotherhood and presided at the celebr...

Save the Date: Tenth Parish Development Forum to be Held as In-Person Confere...
2 Mar 2023 at 1:41pm
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The Archdiocese of Western Pennsylvania, the Diocese of the Midwest and the Bulgarian Diocese announced today that the 2023 Parish Development Forum will be held in the Cleveland suburb of Parma, OH at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church from the afterno...

Holy Synod Issues Updated Clergy Guidelines
28 Feb 2023 at 7:49am

The Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America is releasing a revised version of the Guidelines for Clergy. Originally released in 1998, the Guidelines provide support and direction to priests and deacons on questions that arise in th...

New Publication from His Grace Bishop Alexei
23 Feb 2023 at 12:50pm

On February 21, 2023 Ancient Faith Ministries published a new work by His Grace Bishop Alexei of Sitka and Alaska entitled Spiritual Transformation and Giving.

In the booklet, His Grace answers the question “What is the spiritual significance of...

Another Loss Control Bonus for the OCA Group Program
20 Feb 2023 at 3:29pm
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In 2006, the Orthodox Church in America partnered with Insurance Systems Group, Inc., to establish the OCA Group Affiliation Program (GAP). Underwritten through GuideOne Insurance Co., the GAP Program offers benefits not found elsewhere, including...

2023 Mission Planting Grant Recipients Announced
17 Feb 2023 at 12:04pm

The Department of Evangelization of the Orthodox Church in America announces the 2023 Mission Planting Grant recipients:

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Saint Ambrose of Milan Mission in Roanoke, VA is awarded a first-year grant of $40,000. A rebooted mission which was original...


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